Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Greek/Roman Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2014

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Allen, Mont, “The Death of Myth on Roman Sarcophagi” (UC Berkeley, C. Hallett)

Bartlett, Elizabeth, “The Iconography of the Athenian Hero in Late Archaic Vase Painting” (Virginia, T. J. Smith)

Belis, Alexis, “Fire on the Mountain: A Comprehensive Study of Greek Mountaintop Sanctuaries” (Princeton, W. Childs)

Benton, Jared, “Bakers and Bakeries in the Roman Empire: Production, Power, Prestige” (Virginia, J. Dobbins)

Chen, Anne, “From the Seed of the Gods: Art, Ideology, and Cultural Exchange with the Persian Court Under the Roman Tetrarchs, 284–324 CE” (Columbia, F. de Angelis)

Commito, Angela, “Asia Minor at the End of Antiquity: A View from the Countryside” (Michigan, C. Ratté)

Farr, Jason, “Lapis Gabinus: The Quarries at Gabii and the Roman Tufo Industry” (Michigan, N. Terrenato)

Fischer, Julia, “For Your Eyes Only: Private Propaganda in Roman Imperial Cameos” (Ohio State, M. Fullerton)

Franck, Sara, “Bucolic Architecture: Hellenistic Pastoral Temples in the Peloponnese” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Hwang, HyoSil, “Empowering Images: Negotiating the Identity of Authority through Material Culture in the Hellenistic East, 140–38 BCE” (Maryland, College Park, M. Venit)

Kim, SeungJung, “Concepts of Time and Temporality in the Visual Tradition of Late Archaic and Classical Greece” (Columbia, I. Mylonopoulos)

Knapp, Jennifer, “Shaping Identity: An Analysis of Hellenistic Southern Italian Ceramics and Its Implications for Cultural and Societal Change” (Missouri, K. W. Slane)

Lardi, Joelle, “Water and Benefaction as an Expression of Julio-Claudian Power” (UT Austin, J. Clark, P. Davies)

Lee, Minna Mee-Young, “The Archaic Korai from the Athenian Akropolis: A Reexamination of the Material Evidence” (IFA/NYU, C. Marconi)

McAlpine, Lynley, “Marble, Memory, and Meaning in the Four Pompeian Styles of Wall Painting” (Michigan, E. Gazda)

Molacek, Elizabeth, “Roman Wall Painting and the Art of Vision” (Virginia, J. Dobbins)

Stewart, Devon, “The Aesthetics of Assimilation: Non-Elite Roman Funerary Art, 100 BCE–200 CE” (Emory, E. Varner)

Trentin, Summer, “Pompeian Peristyles: Form, Function, and Meaning” (Iowa, B. Longfellow)